Government of India Act


Government of India Act

The term Government of India Act refers to any one of a series of Acts passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom to regulate the government of British India, in particular:

*Government of India Act 1833 (also known as the "Charter Act"), which created the post of Governor-General of India
*Government of India Act 1858, under which the British government took over control of India from the East India Company, following the rebellion against British rule (mutiny) of 1857
*Government of India Act 1909
*Government of India Act 1915
*Government of India Act 1919
*Government of India Act 1935, which despite never being fully implemented, served as part of the constitutional basis of India and Pakistan for the initial period after the Partition


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